Current Vacancies

Clerk to Governors 

3 hours /week (flexible working pattern)

Salary: £24614 - £25271 (pro rata)

Closing Date: Monday 17th July
The Governing Body are looking to appoint a clerk who is reliable, confident, and good with people and with an interest in school governance. You will need skills in good administrative practice and experience of minute taking. You will also need to be confident in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and email and have access to a computer and the internet.

The school benefits from spacious modern premises and is situated in the heart of the village, near both Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill.  We are a very popular, oversubscribed school and pride ourselves on being friendly and welcoming with a strong ‘community ethos’

Responsibilities will include working effectively with the chair of governors, headteacher and other governors to secure the continuity of governing body business and to advise on procedural and legislative matters to ensure the Governing Body works to the legal framework. An understanding of confidentiality is essential for this role.

Tasks include the preparation and circulation of papers, attendance at meetings and minute taking; maintaining a business calendar including policy reviews. 

The role will be recruited to under the Clerking Service Protocol; applicants must either hold a relevant award (BTEC level 3 in Clerk to the Governing Body or equivalent) or be prepared to work towards the East Sussex Clerk to Governors Accreditation Scheme, for which funding and training will be provided.

The successful candidate will be flexible, well-organised, have a sense of humour and a can-do attitude and is able to manage workload and prioritise effectively.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and are strongly encouraged. Please contact the school on 01444 471393/ to make an appointment, or for any other queries regarding this position.

If you are want to apply, please complete the application form. Alternatively, contact the school office, preferably by e-mail: